Obama administration pitches online data privacy plan

The Obama administration today called for tighter rules to protect Americans from Internet services that track their users' personal data, often unwittingly.The proposed "Consumer Privacy

WOODBURY - The Obama administration today called for tighter rules to protect Americans from Internet services that track their users' personal data, often unwittingly.The proposed "Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights" urges technology companies and consumer organizations to jointly craft new regulations on data tracking. Officials say the guidelines would initially be voluntary for companies, but those that agree to abide by them could be subject to sanctions for any violations.

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